5 Glamorous Bites For Your Oscars Party

Hosting an Oscars party? Think glamour, decadence and small bites. 
Here are five treats to try. Don't forget the bubbly!

Vanilla Donuts: 1 1/4 cups flour, 1/2 teaspoon baking soda, 1/4 salt, 1/2 buttermilk, 1/3 cup packed brown sugar, 1 egg, 4 teaspoons unsalted melted butter, 1 teaspoon vanilla. 
Directions: Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Spray mini donut pan with non-stick cooking spray. In a large bowl, whisk flour, baking soda & salt. In small bowl, whisk buttermilk, sugar, egg, butter & vanilla until smooth. Add milk mixture to flour mixture; whisk until blended & smooth. Spoon batter into a large zip-lock bag. Cut off a corner & squeeze batter into each donut cup, about 1/3 full. Tap pan on counter to evenly spread batter into cups. Bake 4-6 minutes or until tops of donuts spring back when touched. Cool in pan 3-4 minutes; remove to cooling rack. Cool completely before decorating.
 Vanilla Glaze: 1 cup confectioner's sugar, 1 tablespoon milk, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla.  Combine all ingredients until smooth. Dipped cooled donuts into the glaze and allow excess glaze to drip back. Give your donuts a gold glittered touch with disco dust. Place on rack until glaze is set. 
 Arrange the mini donuts like a cake and top with DIY cake toppers (optional) made from gold stickers (Michaels) and skewers.

Ingredients: 6 hard boiled eggs, peeled, chilled and cut in half, 2 tablespoons mayonnaise, 2 tablespoons whipped cream cheese, 6 oz. can crab, 1/4 cup sliced green onions, Sriracha, squeeze of lemon, salt and pepper to taste. Directions: Remove the yolks from the egg halves into a small bowl. Mash the yolks with a fork until fine. Mix in mayonnaise, cream cheese, crab and green onions. Season with salt, pepper and Sriracha and a squeeze of lemon. Fill the egg halves with the yolk mixture and garnish with sliced green onions.

Ingredients: 1 bag of microwave popped popcorn (natural), 1/4 cup olive oil, 2 cloves of garlic (minced), 2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme, 3 tablespoons of grated Parmesan cheese, a pinch of salt, pepper.  Directions: Place popcorn in a large mixing bowl. In a small saucepan, heat olive oil over medium heat. Place all ingredients in oil  (except  cheese) and heat for a minute or two, remove from heat. Pour mixture onto popcorn and add cheese, toss to combine. Serve in fun popcorn containers.

Melt 12 ounces of good dark chocolate and spread onto a wax paper-lined baking sheet. Melt 12 oz. of good white chocolate and drop spoonfuls onto the melted dark chocolate. Using a toothpick, make swirls throughout chocolate. Sprinkle with dark and white chocolate chips. Allow bark to set completely before breaking into pieces. Serve in champagne glasses.

 Ingredients: 1 lb. ground turkey, 1/4 cup Panko, 1 egg,  2 green onions (sliced), 2 cloves garlic (minced),  1 teaspoon soy sauce, pepper, your favorite store-bought  teriyaki sauce. 
Directions: Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Spray a cooling rack with nonstick spray and place onto a baking sheet; set aside. in a large bowl, combine ground turkey, Panko, egg, green onions, garlic, soy sauce and pepper. Roll out tablespoon-sized meatballs and place onto prepared baking sheet. Bake until golden brown for about 20-25 minutes. Toss meatballs in teriyaki sauce. 
Serve on individual tasting spoons and garnish with sliced green onions.

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